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Becoming Us: Education

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The Becoming Us: Education module examines the history of the fight for racial justice and educational equity today. The first case study looks at the re-segregation of American schools, while the second explores the resistance to school...
19 Items in Collection
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The Civil Rights Movement: Grades K-5

For Teachers K - 5th
The Civil Rights Movement is the focus of a collection created for young scholars, kindergarten through fifth grade. The unit begins with an introductory lesson that sets the stage for discussion, written assignments, interactives,...
12 Items in Collection
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Social justice is the theme of a 12-lesson unit that uses photographs to focus students' attention on and expand their understanding of current social issues facing society. Class members learn how to closely examine an image, and to...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 3b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Segregation in the United States

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 3b, eighth-graders study the American Civil Rights Movement and the story of the Little Rock Nine. The central texts of the module,  A Mighty Long Way by Carlotta Walls LaNier and Shelley Tougas' photo essay Little Rock Girl...
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C-SPAN Classroom: Middle School Civics

For Parents 6th - 8th
Introduce middle schoolers to the roles and powers of the three branches of the United States government, with the 21 resources in the C-SPAN Civics collection. Sorted into the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial...
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Judicial Learning Center: Student Center

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 22 interactive resources provides learners with information about the United States federal courts. The pages are divided into five sections: The role of the federal courts; The organization of the federal courts; How the...
6 Items in Collection
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Center for Civic Education: Black History Month

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Six lesson plans in the Black History Month collection introduce middle and high schoolers to nonviolent actions as a means to resist oppression and encourage reform. Lessons look at the Children’s March, music, and citizenship schools...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 3b: The Civil Rights Movement and The Little Rock Nine

For Teachers 8th Standards
The Civil Rights Movement in the United States takes center stage in a three-unit module that focuses particularly on The Little Rock Nine. Carlotta Walls LaNier’s, A Mighty Long Way, and Shelley Tougas’ photo essay, Little Rock Girl...
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Judicial Learning Center: Landmark Cases

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Five fact-filled lessons look at landmark Supreme Court Cases. Young scholars begin their study by examining the importance of these cases, key terms necessary for studying the court cases, and the relationship between court cases and...
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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Trouble in Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High School

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers study one aspect of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States; the battle over desegregating the public schools. They study the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas by producing a newspaper,...
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Separate is Not Equal: Fight for Desegregation

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewSeparate is not equal! An eye-opening activity delves into the past to understand the fight for desegregation and how it impacted African American communities. Academics complete two one-hour lessons using documents, photographs, and...
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Jazz Music and the Crisis Over School Desegregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers will learn to appreciate the civil rights movement with a focus on Little Rock, Arkansas. They will also acknowledge Louis Armstrong's unparalleled contributions to American music.
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Resistance to School Desegregation: The Boston Busing Crisis

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewDespite how it sounds, Boston's busing crisis wasn't a transportation problem. Academics address the problems faced by African Americans following school desegregation and the struggle to receive equal educational opportunities. Scholars...
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Case Study: Boston School Desegregation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore a case study about desegregation in the 1970's.  In this history lesson plan, students develop ideas after watching a video clip about school desegregation.  After they develop and discuss their ideas from the video,...
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Civil Rights Historical Investigations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The murder of Emmett Till, the Selma to Montgomery march, and the desegregation of Boston schools are the focus of three units that ask class members to investigate why these events were so key in the struggle for civil rights. Groups...
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Every Day Edit - Desegregation at Central High

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about the desegregation at Central High in Little Rock, AR. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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James Meredith and Ole Miss

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Americans are free to disagree with the law, but not to disobey it." Mobs were rampant on the campus of Ole Miss during the years of desegregation, or integration, and Kennedy attempted to discourage any mobs and riots while the first...
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Using Data to Determine the Location of the Stiffest Opposition to School Desegregation in the 1970's

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze historical data. In this school desegregation lesson, students make predictions about opposition to desegregation, examine the provided desegregation data, and determine if their predictions were correct.
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A Record of School Desegregation: Conduct Your Own Oral History Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the impact of school desegregation. In this North Carolina history lesson, 8th graders interview citizens who remember desegregation efforts in the state. Students share and analyze their findings by creating an...
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Desegregation of the Armed Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
In this desegregation worksheet, students read the transcript of "Executive Order 9981," and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the desegregation of the armed forces.
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Comparing Multiple Accounts of the Same Topic: The Story of Bus Desegregation (Promises to Keep, Page 21)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewIt's all connected. Learners read event details in Promises to Keep to determine the connection between the bus boycott and Jackie Robinson. They watch a video and read Rules for Riding Desegregated Buses to discover even more details to...
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Desegregating Public Schools: Integrated vs. Neighborhood Schools

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the desegregation of schools. In this Civil Rights instructional activity, 2nd graders analyze a website and review the data on that website. Students write an essay that emphasizes their arguments for these cases. 
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Desegregation and the Courts

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate Judge Garrity's ruling in the Boston bussing dilemma. In this desegregation lesson, students view segments of "Eyes on the Prize" and examine the role that courts played in desegreration. Students also determine how...

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